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Dovecote Circa 100 Yards South East of Surrey House, Wooler

Description: Dovecote Circa 100 Yards South East of Surrey House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 237640

OS Grid Reference: NU0038325735
OS Grid Coordinates: 400383, 625735
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5254, -1.9955

Location: A697, Ilderton, Northumberland NE71 6QU

Locality: Wooler
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE71 6QU

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Listing Text


9/64 Dovecote c.100 yards
south- east of
Surrey House

Dovecote, formerly gazebo. Late C18. Ashlar. Hexagonal 2-storey building
with boarded door in south-east side. 3 windows on ground floor, now blocked.
On 1st floor one large square window opening on south side. Quatrefoils, 2
of them blank, on other sides.

Cyma-moulded cornice. Roof has largely collapsed.

Interior: Ground floor has nesting boxes built into former window openings.
Ground floor also has stone rib vault with broad flat ribs and pointed cells
between. Traces of painted decoration.

Probably built as gazebo and converted to dovecote later.

Listing NGR: NU0038325735

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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